Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Pair of salt trenchers

Maker:
Thomas Ash (active 1652–1712)
Date:
1714–15
Culture:
British, London
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Width (each): 3 in. (7.6 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of Irwin Untermyer, 1968
Accession Number:
68.141.95, .96
Not on view
Marking: [1] Lion's head erased (English quality mark for sterling);
[2] Britannia (English quality mark for sterling);
[3] gothic t (London date mark for 1714–15);
[4] Ash in oval punch (maker's mark for Thomas Ash).

Location of marks:
[1]–[4] On underside of wells
[ S. J. Phillips Ltd. , until September 28, 1967; sold to Irwin Untermyer ] ; Irwin Untermyer (1967–68; to MMA)
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